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Jacksontown authorized in 1818 to be laid off by Isaac Medley, Eustis Hunt, Gideon Johnston, John May Sr., and Joseph Porter "on the north side of Dan river, at the Eagle falls in Rockingham county." The scheme for developing a town there was proved to be a fraud in the case Morehead vs. Hunt, December 1826. See also Eagle Falls.
Jacksoncommunity in SW Union County between Waxhaw Creek and Cane Creek. President Andrew Jackson was born nearby.
Jackson Branchrises in central Cherokee County and flows SE into Colvard Creek.
Jackson Branchrises in SE Mitchell County and flows S into Middle Ridge Branch.
Jackson Cornercommunity in N Pasquotank County.
Jackson Countywas formed in 1851 from Haywood and Macon Counties. Located in the W section of the state, it is bounded by the states of South Carolina and Georgia and by Macon, Swain, Haywood, and Transylvania Counties. It was named for Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), president of the United States. Area 499 sq. mi. County seat: Sylva, with an elevation of 2,047 ft. Townships are Barkers Creek, Canada, Caney Fork, Cashiers, Cullowhee, Dillsboro, Greens Creek, Hamburg, Mountain, Qualla, River, Savannah, Scott Creek, Sylva, and Webster. Produces corn, dairy products, livestock, hogs, paper, fish, lumber, Christmas trees, textiles, mica, granite, olivine, and crushed stone.
Jackson Creekrises in SE Buncombe County and flows NE into McDowell County, where it enters Crooked Creek.
Jackson Creekrises in NW Franklin County and flows N into Tar River.
Jackson Creekrises in central Granville County and flows E into Tar River.
Jackson Creekrises in W Moore County and flows S into Drowning Creek. Named for William Jackson, who settled on it about 1754.